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  • Bacteria And Fungi Lab Report

    Introduction: Bacteria and Fungi are important contributors of the living life. They however differ in their colony/ color/ size/shape/appearance. Bacteria are generally small in size but large in colonial structure, they are usually in the form of coccus, bacillus and spirillum, many times bacteria are of vivid colors because they have chlorophyll which also absorbs the light of different wavelengths which create natural colors of brown, pink, blue, orange and purple. Fungi on the other…

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  • The Importance Of Microbes In Human Welfare

    inventions have been made possible. Biotechnology is the field emerging with full rush in the employment of microbes in human welfare. Following are the fields discussed in which microbes are being usefully employed. Biotechnology The applications of microbiology on a wider and a commercial level to produce common foods and chemicals and to ease the lives of humans, is known as Biotechnology. It uses microbes or other life forms to produce commercially used products. People have been exploiting…

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  • Unknown Identification Test

    ABSTRACT: The Microbiology & Immunology Laboratory Unknown Identification Project is designed to test the students’ skills and knowledge of performing biochemical tests learned during the course of the lab. Students receive a numbered tube containing a mixed culture of two unknown organisms and are required to determine the identity of each microorganism by performing a series of biochemical tests of their choice. Unknown test tube #25 was obtained and streaked onto two agar plates to obtain…

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  • Essay On ESKAPE Pathogens

    producing an antibiotic against one or more of the six ESKAPE pathogens (a group of pathogens that are resistant to most if not all current antibiotics). All research protocol was based on the Yale Small World Initiative and the third edition of Microbiology Laboratory Theory & Application. One bacteria from a sample of soil collected (colony #18) was tested for its ability to produce antibiotics against two of the six ESKAPE pathogens. It showed potential against one and further tests were done…

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  • Biofloc Technology In Aquaculture Essay

    Application of Biofloc technology in aquaculture systems; a viewpoint Anjali P. Thilakan1*,Manju Lekshmi. N2.,Sreekanth.G.B2, N. P. Singh2 1Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Andheri (W), Mumbai 2ICAR Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa . Abstract Bioflocs are aggregates (flocs) of algae, bacteria, proto¬zoans, and other kinds of particulate organic matter such as feces and uneaten feed and it normally contains 35-40% of protein. Biofloc technology ensures…

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  • E Faecalis Lab Report

    A COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ANTIMICROBIAL EFFICACY OF ALOE VERA , SESAME OIL AND TEA TREE OIL AGAINST E. faecalis - AN IN-VITRO STUDY” INTRODUCTION Medical microbiology entered a new era towards the end of the nineteenth century. It was during these golden years that path-breaking work of Pasteur, Koch and others in the development of broth and agar media led to the ability to grow a majority of pathogenic micro-organisms which were deemed uncultivable…

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  • Squeezed Orange Juice Case Study

    2.0 INTRODUCTION Consumption of foods and beverages that do not have added preservative but able to have a longer shelf life has become very popular among the consumer. In order to improve the shelf life of a food product, adding natural food extracts that act as the antimicrobial are able to inhibit or supress the microbial growth (Martin et al 2009). Microbial growth, pH and the storage temperature are the important measure of the shelf life and quality of a food product (Fellers 1988;…

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  • Catalase Test Essay

    Discussion: Each test is a pertinent contribution to drawing an educated conclusion. After performing the gram staining and observing which unknown culture was gram positive, a catalase test was performed. The catalase test allows lab workers to differentiate Staphylococci and Streptococci genus. The test was performed only on the gram-positive culture. Bacteria that respire by the use of oxygen, otherwise known as aerobic respiration, produce enzyme or “catalase”. This protects the bacteria…

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  • Essay On Conjunctivitis

    a) Causes Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the outermost layer of the white part of the eye and the inner eyelid (Stevens, 2008). Conjunctivitis can be caused from many sources. These include bacteria, viruses and irritations. Irritations can be caused from allergic reactions to various things such as pollen and grass, irritation can also be caused from foreign objects in your eye such as chemicals (Durning, 2013). Unlike irritation, bacterial and viral…

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  • Gentamicin: Pharmaceutical Study

    GENTAMICIN The drug selected for study is Gentamicin. Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic composed of a mixture of related Gentamicin components and fractions and is used to treat many types of bacterial infections, particularly those caused by Gram-negative organisms. Isolation and Preliminary studies 2 demonstrated that it is a mixture of basic, water soluble antibiotic containing the aminocyclitol 2-deoxystreptamine and two additional amino sugars. Chromatographic separation of…

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